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House GOP Urges Trump to Clarify Federal Hiring Freeze Memo

A group of 19 House Republican members has called on President Donald Trump to clarify his presidential memorandum that imposes a hiring freeze on federal civilian employees. The lawmakers said in letter published Wednesday the implementation of the federal job freeze “negatively” affected Defense Department acquisition personnel who negotiate national security-related contracts. They added …

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House VA, Small Biz Committee Chairs Ask OFPP to Issue Reverse Auction Guidelines

The chairmen of the House Veterans Affairs and Small Business committees are calling on the Office of Federal Procurement Policy to issue guidance on the use of reverse auctions, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jason Miller writes that Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) and Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.) have asked OFPP Administrator Anne Rung to open a Federal …

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Rep. Sam Graves Wants Small Biz Contract Reforms in 2013 Defense Act

Lawmakers pushed for small business contracting reforms this week in order to improve smaller firms’ ability to compete for Defense Department contracts, Washington Technology reports. House Small Business Committee Chairman Sam Graves (R-Mo.) proposed reforms to the defense authorization bill during the House Armed Services Committee hearing Tuesday, including raising …

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